I write about AI, architecture, design, and ethics — and how their systems are applied to our worlds, past, present, and future. This work takes the form of books, essays, and creative nonfiction.


Architectural Intelligence: How Designers & Architects Created the Digital Landscape (MIT Press, 2017)

Bauhaus Futures, edited by Laura Forlano, Molly Wright Steenson, and Mike Ananny (MIT Press, 2019)


Back in the 90s, a music and tech writer since 1990, my writing has appeared in The Onion (AV Club), Wired News, Netscape, I.D., The Fray, College Music Journal, Business 2.0 and as the former “What is Burning Man” text for the Burning Man website.